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Amendments to the Anti-social Behaviour Bill

Anti-social Behaviour Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON THIRD READING


 

Clause 14

 

THE BARONESS SCOTLAND OF ASTHAL

Page 14, line 21, at end insert—
"(   )  Section 83 of that Act is amended as follows—
(a)  in subsection (1) for the words from "the possession" to the second "tenancy" substitute "an order mentioned in section 82(1A)";
(b)  in subsection (2)(b) for the words from "an order" to "tenancy" substitute "the order";
(c)  after subsection (4) insert—
"(4A)  If the proceedings are for a demotion order under section 82A the notice—
(a)  must specify the date after which the proceedings may be begun;
(b)  ceases to be in force twelve months after the date so specified.";
(d)  in subsection (5) for "or (4)" substitute "(4) or (4A)"."
Page 15, line 1, at end insert—
"(4A)  The court must not entertain proceedings for a demotion order unless—
(a)  the landlord has served on the tenant a notice under subsection (4B), or
(b)  the court thinks it is just and equitable to dispense with the requirement of the notice.
(4B)  The notice must—
(a)  give particulars of the conduct in respect of which the order is sought;
(b)  state that the proceedings will not begin before the date specified in the notice;
(c)  state that the proceedings will not begin after the end of the period of twelve months beginning with the date of service of the notice.
(4C)  The date specified for the purposes of subsection (4B)(b) must not be before the end of the period of two weeks beginning with the date of service of the notice."

 
 
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